New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Some links for May 25th through to May 31st

Posted May 31st, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

These are our links for May 25th through May 31st:

  • Forward – a history of the Bimringham Disability Resource centre – Published online for the first time: "Resourcefulness is etched into the very heart of Birmingham Disability Resource Centre. Its founders and supporters were people of enormous resourcefulness and determination in their quest for equal opportunities, education and dignity. This book is dedicated to them and to all those who have had to strive to be recognised for their abilities and their potential"
  • Spaghetti Gazetti: BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS CELEBRATES ERNEST HENRY WILSON (1876-1930) – "The son of a railway worker living on the outskirts of Birmingham, Ernest rose from nursery boy to the pinnacle of his career, the Directorship of Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum. He spent his formative years living and working in Edgbaston and trained at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.."
  • Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, West Midlands – Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery – "Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery and Stoke Potteries Museum are seeking expressions of interest for several Conservation opportunities for professionals and students as part of the conservation of the Staffordshire Hoard"
  • World Heritage for the Nation: Information for applicants for the new UK tentative list – In case any of you are interested: "The UK Government will be convening a panel of experts to consider applications for inclusion on a new Tentative List of sites for potential nomination to UNESCO for World Heritage status and to make recommendations to Ministers by the end of 2010. The Government would therefore like to invite expressions of interest from qualified individuals with knowledge of cultural and natural heritage to participate on the panel of experts, which will probably number 7-10 members."

Leave a comment